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Re: KDE 3.1

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On Saturday 13 July 2002 5:51 am, Karolina Lindqvist wrote:
> lördagen den 13 juli 2002 00.54 skrev David Bishop:
> > Well (and maybe this is what Jon meant) is anyone planning on packaging
> > up the beta releases? I don't think anyone should bother with the alphas
> > (too much of a moving target), but at least with Ivan, there was a
> > tradition of putting the last few betas and release canidates through
> > sid, or up on people.debian.org.  Obviously, as I'm not volunteering to
> > do the packaging and maintainence myself, this is a simple query, not a
> > demand :-)
> After the long wait and all the trouble, instead of wining I keep my own
> packaging for debian and have everything for 3.1 alpha packaged. Not to the
> same high standard as the real packaging, but in a working condition. I am
> running 3.1 alpha since about a week, and it appears to work pretty good
> now.
> I try to keep the same packaging as the real stuff, even if that is a
> moving target, but have a sligthly different way of doing it, since I often
> incrementally rebuild from new cvs updates, and I also have a system that
> catch changes
> And then I also found in the past that building kde on my own system is so
> much more stable than the general builds.  Particularly after all the
> problems this spring. I also get the latest KDE patches incorporated when
> they come.
> -- Karolina

Bit of a waste of effort there as the packages are being kept up to date in 
CVS. The builds may break, but I know that arts, kdelibs and kdebase did work 
last week.

- -- 
David Pashley
Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione.
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